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Annual Amelia Island events offer fun year-round

Amelia island is a four-season destination and offers a wide array of festivals and other gatherings. These charming Amelia Island events will enhance your stay at our Florida B&B inn.

Calendar of Amelia Island Events

 

September 28th through October 1st, 2017.  Amelia Musical Playhouse presents “Bad Seed”.  Visit their website for full schedule and to purchase tickets.

September 28 through October 14, 2017. Amelia Community Theatre presents “The 39 Steps”. Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python, and you have this fast-paced whodunit. Visit their website for schedules and to purchase tickets.

October 6th, 2017.  Sounds on Centre Community Concert Series.  Enjoy Crescendo Amelia as local musicians perform big band, swing, jazz and R&B on stage on Centre Street.  These concerts are very popular and are free!

October 7th and 8th, 2017.  First Weekend Union Garrison at Fort Clinch State Park.  This program will allow visitors to interact with living historians to experience life in the fort as it was in 1864. The grounds will be bustling with soldiers in period costumes involved in firing demonstrations, marching drills, cooking and daily activities. Ladies in their dresses, settlers displaying their wares, fife players and drummer boys bring every part of the civil war era to life.

October 7th and 8th, 2017.  Amelia Musical Playhouse presents “Walter Cronkite is Dead”.  Visit their website for full schedule and to purchase tickets.

October 8th through the 15th, 2017.  Amelia Island Jazz Festival.  The Amelia Island Jazz Festival presents world-class jazz in many styles, including swing, bebop, Dixieland, big band, Latin, and contemporary. During the week-long festival, held in October each year, music is performed by jazz greats as well as fresh, up-and-coming young talent. Performances are staged in several venues around Amelia Island including Saint Michael Parish Hall, Sandy Bottoms Beach Bar & Grill, Amelia Park, Arte Pizza, the Florida House Inn, Horizons, OMNI Hotels & Resorts Amelia Island Plantation. The Amelia Island Jazz Festival helps preserve the American art form Jazz by increasing the exposure and awareness of the music genre to the general public.  Check out their website for schedules and to purchase tickets.

October 13th and 14th, 2017.  Amelia Musical Playhouse presents “Rocky Horror Show”.  Visit their website for full schedule and to purchase tickets.

October 14th, 2017.  Artrageous Artwalk. Every second Saturday, Amelia Island holds an exciting Artrageous Artwalk. With numerous galleries participating, visitors can peruse photography, pottery, copper, metal, stained glass, watercolors, acrylics and more. Visit more than a dozen galleries in downtown Fernandina and two on the south end of Amelia Island.

October 20th and 21st, 2017.  Amelia Musical Playhouse presents “The Monologue Show From HE double Hockey Sticks”.  Visit their website for full schedule and to purchase tickets.

October 20th and 21st, 2017. Amelia Community Theatre presents “Aerial in Wonderland”. Drop into a whimsical aerial adventure down the rabbit hole with the talented aerial dancers of Bodyworks of Northeast Florida. Visit their website for schedules and to purchase tickets.

November 3rd through the 11th, 2017. Amelia Community Theatre presents “Constellations”. In this intellectual drama by Nick Payne, you’ll chart the romantic progress of a couple through varying circumstances and universes. Visit their website for schedules and to purchase tickets.

November 4th and 5th, 2017.  First Weekend Union Garrison at Fort Clinch State Park.  This program will allow visitors to interact with living historians to experience life in the fort as it was in 1864. The grounds will be bustling with soldiers in period costumes involved in firing demonstrations, marching drills, cooking and daily activities. Ladies in their dresses, settlers displaying their wares, fife players and drummer boys bring every part of the civil war era to life.

November 9th through 19th, 2017.  Amelia Musical Playhouse presents “Young Frankenstein”.  Visit their website for full schedule and to purchase tickets.

November 11th, 2017.  Artrageous Artwalk. Every second Saturday, Amelia Island holds an exciting Artrageous Artwalk. With numerous galleries participating, visitors can peruse photography, pottery, copper, metal, stained glass, watercolors, acrylics and more. Visit more than a dozen galleries in downtown Fernandina and two on the south end of Amelia Island.

November 30th through December 16th, 2017. Amelia Community Theatre presents “It’s a Wonderful Life”. The beloved saga of George Bailey, a man in the depths of despair on Christmas Eve.  A visit from his guardian angel Clarence shows him what life would have been like without him. Visit their website for schedules and to purchase tickets.

December 1st through the 10th, 2017.  Amelia Musical Playhouse presents “13, the Musical”.  Visit their website for full schedule and to purchase tickets.

December 1st and 2nd, 2017.  Holiday Home Tour.  Tour some of the loveliest Victorian homes located in the Historic District, each decorated for the holidays by a local florist/decorator.  For tickets call 904-261-7379, extension 100, or email info@ameliamuseum.org.

December 2nd and 3rd, 2017.  First Weekend Union Garrison at Fort Clinch State Park.  This program will allow visitors to interact with living historians to experience life in the fort as it was in 1864. The grounds will be bustling with soldiers in period costumes involved in firing demonstrations, marching drills, cooking and daily activities. Ladies in their dresses, settlers displaying their wares, fife players and drummer boys bring every part of the civil war era to life.

December 7th, 2017.  Lighted Christmas Parade.  After the Addison’s Happy Hour, we move out onto the front porch to watch the annual Lighted Christmas Parade go by.

December 8th through the 10th, 2017.  Dickens on Centre Street.  Banish the “bah humbugs” and travel back to Tiny Tim’s time as downtown Fernandina Beach transforms into an authentic Victorian holiday festival during the Dickens on Centre experience. Hear heavenly carolers and roving musicians. Marvel at jugglers and stilt walkers. Taste Victorian-style goodies. Meet an old-fashioned Saint Nick, sample Victorian goodies and visit local shops for unique gifts. It should be as fun as the Dickens.

December 9th, 2017.  Artrageous Artwalk. Every second Saturday, Amelia Island holds an exciting Artrageous Artwalk. With numerous galleries participating, visitors can peruse photography, pottery, copper, metal, stained glass, watercolors, acrylics and more. Visit more than a dozen galleries in downtown Fernandina and two on the south end of Amelia Island.

December 15th through the 17th, 2017.  Amelia Musical Playhouse presents “A Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play”.  Visit their website for full schedule and to purchase tickets.

January 12th through the 20th, 2018. Amelia Community Theatre presents “The Pillowman”.  This dark thriller begins with the interrogation of a writer, taking the audience on a heart rending journey about the nature of Art. Visit their website for schedules and to purchase tickets.

January 16th and 19th, 2018.  Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival.   The 2018 Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival features five thrilling piano performances.  The season will be launched with twin headliners: classical great Yefim Bronfman on the 16th and jazz legend Chick Corea on the 19th.  The Festival presents a wide range of internationally recognized artists at 13 more performances through April.

February 1st through the 17th, 2018. Amelia Community Theatre presents “Harvey”. Elwood P. Dowd includes his friend Harvey in all of his sister’s social gatherings.  The trouble is Harvey is a 6 foot tall imaginary rabbit. Visit their website for schedules and to purchase tickets.

February 2nd, 2018.  Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival presents the Christiana Trio featuring David Coucheron on violin, Julie Coucheron on piano and Christopher Rex on cello. Visit their website for full information and tickets.

February 9th, 2018.  Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival presents the Miro Quartet with Daniel Ching and William Fedkenheuer on violins, John Largess on viola and Joshua Gindele cello. Visit their website for full information and tickets.

February 15th, 2018.  Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival presents violinist Gil Shaham.  Visit their website for full information and tickets.

March 4th, 2018.  Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival presents pianist Garrick Ohlsson on piano.  Visit their website for full information and tickets.

March 8th through the 17th, 2018. Amelia Community Theatre presents “Fly by Night”. A modern musical comedy set in New York during the infamous 1965 blackout, it’s a show about love, loss and adventure.  Visit their website for schedules and to purchase tickets.

March 18th, 2018.  Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival presents the Dover Quartet featuring Joel Link and Bryan Lee on violins, Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt on viola and Camden Shaw on cello.  Visit their website for full information and tickets.

April 5th through the 21st, 2018. Amelia Community Theatre presents “Doubt”. The powerful story focusses on a nun’s suspicions about the relationship of a priest with one of the male students at their school in the Bronx. Visit their website for schedules and to purchase tickets.

April 8th, 2018.  Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival presents the Dover Quartet featuring Joel Link and Bryan Lee on violins, Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt on viola and Camden Shaw on cello.  Visit their website for full information and tickets.

June 7th through the 23rd, 2018. Amelia Community Theatre presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. In one of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies, their is mischief under the light of the moon, with Puck assuring the audience it’s all just a dream. Visit their website for schedules and to purchase tickets.

August 9th through the 25th, 2018. Amelia Community Theatre presents “The Addams Family Musical”. Based on the characters created by Charles Addams, this musical celebrates the macabre world of Gomez, Morticia and the entire Addams Family.  Visit their website for schedules and to purchase tickets.

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